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Home Page31st July 2014
The 2014 NPUA Conference (6th to 7th September)
The conference and fitness test is in 37 days (at Warwick University)
Members can book their place now through the Personal Area.

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31st July 2014
NPUA conference booking - update
The website issue preventing people from booking their place at the 2014 conference appears to be limited to a small number of people. Tex Solutions are still working on a fix, but in the meantime if you would like to book your place at the conference and are unable to do ...
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26th July 2014
European u21 Championships
Congratulations to NPUA's Caroline Standfield and Bruce Bale, who are umpiring at the European u21 Championships and have been appointed to the women's and men's finals respectively. Both matches are between the Netherlands and Germany. A great achievement, well done.
23rd July 2014
XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow
The NPUA would like to wish the very best of luck to Dan Barstow, Will Drury and Hannah Sanders who are all umpiring at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, starting tomorrow. We'd also like to wish good luck to Margaret Hunnaball who is Umpire Manager for the women's event.
Selection panels for 2014/15 season
Following the recent Executive Committee meeting, we are pleased to announce the selection panels for next season. As always, there will be an opportunity to discuss your umpiring with your selector at the NPUA conference on 6th and 7th September at Warwick ...
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Technical Officials' practical course
Are you unable to make the NPUA conference and interested in becoming a Match Official for EHL games or being part of the Technical Officiating team at Tournaments (both Senior & Junior)?

Janet Sutton will be running a FREE one day seminar, along side the East Plum ...
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15th July 2014
One month temporary cover for Appointments Coordinator
NPUA are seeking a volunteer to act as temporary cover for the Umpire Appointments Coordinator from 1-28 February 2015 whilst Colin Barthorpe is on holiday. The appointments for February will already have been published, so the volunteer will be required to liaise with the ...
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2nd July 2014
Conference booking
We've been made aware that members can't book their place at this year's conference in their personal area due to a bug in the system. This is being investigated and a news item will be posted when it is fixed - watch this space. Apologies for the inconvenience and thanks to ...
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23rd June 2014
Executive Committee roles for 2014/15
Deputy Chair
Every year at conference we elect officers and Executive Committee members. We have a key vacancy in the organisation as NPUA Deputy Chairman, as after seven years of dedicated service, both as Secretary and Deputy Chair, Hannah Sanders is stepping down ...
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11th June 2014
Updated fitness policy
The NPUA Fitness Policy has been updated in line with the recent changes to fitness testing requirements. The latest document can be found in the 'Fitness' section on the 'Umpiring Guidance' page of the website.
If you have any questions, please contact Mike Davidson.
Level 3 coach congratulations
Congratulations to Jo Pennycook who successfully completed her recent assessment and is now a Level 3 coach.

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